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MFA advises Singaporeans not to travel to HK unless necessary

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has advised Singaporeans to defer non-essential travel to Hong Kong. In a travel advisory released on its website on Friday (16 August), [...]
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Trump Offers Meeting With China’s Xi To Resolve ‘HK Problem’

17-Aug-2019 Intellasia | NPR | 6:02 AM

President Trump has proposed a meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping to discuss how to “humanely solve” months of protests that have wracked Hong Kong. In a [...]
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HK law scholar Benny Tai, serving jail term for co-founding 2014 Occupy protests, gets bail

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

A Hong Kong law scholar jailed over the 2014 Occupy movement he co-founded was granted bail on Thursday pending appeal. Benny Tai Yiu-ting, 54, was given a break from jail by [...]
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Trump links HK crisis to trade as China military rallies

Trump links HK crisis to trade as China military rallies

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Donald Trump has urged China to “humanely” resolve the violent stand-off with pro-democracy protestors in Hong Kong, on the back of growing concerns that Beijing [...]
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Airline Cathay Pacific fires two pilots over HK protests amid pressure from Beijing

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Hongkongfp | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s flagship carrier Cathay Pacific has fired two pilots over incidents connected to the city’s anti-government protests. “Cathay Pacific wishes to [...]
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HK airport attacks trigger nationalist frenzy in mainland China

HK airport attacks trigger nationalist frenzy in mainland China

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The attacks on two mainland Chinese men at Hong Kong airport on Tuesday evening by anti-government protesters have set off a firestorm of criticism on the mainland. The two [...]
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In ‘clear warning’, Chinese paramilitary forces exercise near HK

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Hundreds of members of China’s People’s Armed Police could be seen conducting exercises on Thursday at a sports stadium in Shenzhen, as the US State Department [...]
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US ‘deeply concerned’ by reports of China paramilitary movement near HK

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The United States is “deeply concerned” about Chinese paramilitary movement along the Hong Kong border, a US State Department spokeswoman said on Wednesday, while [...]
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HK protests: Chinese military begins parade near border as Trump calls for ‘personal meeting’ with Xi Jinping to resolve crisis

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Thousands of Chinese military personnel began parading near the border with Hong Kong on Thursday, as Donald Trump suggested a “personal meeting” with president [...]
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HK tycoons toe China’s line on violent protests: Nisha Gopalan

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

After 10 weeks of silence, Hong Kong’s business elite have started voicing opposition to the city’s increasingly violent protests. The cracking in the facade of [...]
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China slams HK airport protesters, US ‘deeply concerned’

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Beijing on Wednesday slammed “terrorist-like” attacks on its citizens by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong during a second day of chaos at the city’s [...]
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Huawei needs its Android rival to succeed where Samsung and Microsoft failed

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Huawei has a plan B to help protect its global smartphone business from the US-China trade war. But it’s incredibly risky. The Chinese company recently unveiled its own [...]
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Chinese paramilitary forces are gathered near HK border

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

China has deployed large numbers of paramilitary personnel close to the border with Hong Kong, in what observers say is intended to send a message to protesters in the Asian [...]
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Trump suggests trade deal can wait for HK resolution

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

President Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that trade talks with China can wait until tensions in Hong Kong have eased, tweeting: “Of course China wants to make a deal. [...]
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With tougher security, HK airport returns to normal after anti-government protests

16-Aug-2019 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong International Airport was back to normal on Thursday morning, two days after bosses there got a court injunction against unauthorised demonstrations. The 70 or so [...]
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